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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Datum:Montag 6 März 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-50-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Kennzeichen: 42-24228
Werknummer: 10090
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:between Nadzab and Saidor (   Papua Neuguinea)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Nadzab No. 4 Airfield (Newton Field), Papua Neuguinea
Flug nach:Saidor Airport (SDI), Papua Neuguinea
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in sea after running into adverse weather conditions near Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Nadzab No. 4 Airfield (Newton Field).

Informationsquelle:
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
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